Apple has consistently highlighted its commitment to renewable energy. The company has said it wants to make its data center in Maiden, North Carolina, completely reliant on renewable energy by the end of this year, and is also making a new spaceship-like campus in Cupertino, California, powered by cleaner forms of energy such as natural gas.
The Greenpeace study focused heavily on India, with two companies -- Wipro and HCL Infosystems -- rated among the top 14 green companies in the guide. Recycling efforts of companies like Nokia, Dell and Acer in India were also noted in the study.
There is a lot of e-waste from Western countries dumped into developing countries like India and China, and Greenpeace is trying to recognize efforts to collect that waste. The guide also took into account products shipped to and sold in India, Harrell said.